From social responsibility aspect and taking into consideration the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030, which undoubtedly seeks to develop the scientific aspect to create a knowledge-based society, Basic and Applied Scientific Research Center (BASRC) seeks to provide significant contributions through innovative scientific research to serve the community in line with social and economic development strategies.

Basic and Applied Scientific Research Center (BASRC) at Al-Rayyan campus, Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, which was established on 17/1/1440, includes seven main units: (1) Nanomaterials Technology Unit, (2) Biotechnology and Ecosystem Functioning in Saudi Arabia Unit, (3) Ecology and Environmental Biology of the Arabian Gulf and Desert Unit, (4) Catalysis Unit, (5) Renewable and Sustainable Energy Unit, (6) Statistical Model Unit, and (7) Mathematical Studies for Real Life Problems Unit. The center will continue to establish other units in line with the vision and the need of the community.

The Center always strive to cooperate with scientific and research institutions, to progress in research and provide significant contributions in various disciplines through achieving excellence in national and international levels in line with the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030.

Basic and Applied Scientific Research Center Director
Dr. Nuhad Al-Omair